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W’town looking for new volunteer festival organizer

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown Mayor Paul Jordan is seeking a new person to run the Williamstown festival which coincides with the annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival in Marietta after volunteer Jeff DePuy announced he wished to step down. At Tuesday’s meeting of Williamstown City Council, ...

Symphonies host Krivchenia concerts

PARKERSBURG — The WVU Parkersburg Foundation with the West Virginia Symphony League of Parkersburg and the River Cities Symphony Orchestra will host acclaimed pianist Grisha Krivchenia at 6 p.m. Thursday at Larchmont in Marietta and 3 p.m. Sunday at Oakland Estate in Parkersburg. Lauded ...

Woman arrested on drug charge

WILLIAMSTOWN — A Parkersburg woman was arrested on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver in Williamstown on Monday, according to the Williamstown Police Department. Amber Nicole Mackey, 38, was arrested after a patrolman performed a traffic stop on a ...

Police reports

¯ A patrolman initiated a traffic stop July 14 on a vehicle after identifying the person who was operating the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. The driver of the vehicle, Courtney Nichole Clayton, was issued a citation for driving under suspension. She will also be summonsed on ...

OSU Extension Office closes for move to new home

Program offices closed Monday for this week at the Ohio State University extension office for Washington County as the educators and program assistants prepared for their move across the Muskingum River. Today and tomorrow, a box truck will ferry SNAP education supplies, gardening ...